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KCSMMHZ
Feb 14, 2013 2:30pm PST
result in higher prices for travelers. >> well, higher energy prices in germany causing a controversy ahead of elections due to come up this september. angela merkel's government has presented plans to slow the rise. >> the plan involves limiting the surcharge consumers paid to support the expansion of renewable energy like wind and solar, but that could prove controversial. >> renewals like wind and solar now account for a quarter of the electricity produced in germany, but going green costs money. now the government plans to cap electricity costs both by cutting green energy subsidies and scrapping special allowances for industries that use large amounts of energy. >> we all know that price is not the only issue in germany's energy transition, but it is an important issue that has lots of people worried, so we have to give some answers. >> the government wants to keep prices stable by canceling a planned 2 billion euros increase to a green energy subsidy paid by consumers, but first, they have to convince opposition parties to go along with it. >> we cannot allow them to
PBS
Feb 13, 2013 6:30pm PST
between the international atomic energy agency and officials in tehran on wednesday. >> a discussion point was a facility where officials believe iran is developing nuclear warheads. tehran insists it has a right to pursue a peaceful nuclear program. m a the nuclear plant is the most visible component of aaron's nuclear program -- >> the nuclear plant is the most visible component of iran was a nuclear program. while president ahmadinejad says his country has the right to develop nuclear power for peaceful purposes, western powers suspect he is developing a nuclear bomb, but regardless of iran's intentions, tehran already has plenty of nuclear materials and technology in place. uranium ore mines. this facility reprocesses uranium. iran is planning to install even more powerful centrifuges allowing it to enrich uranium to up to 20%. the fuel could be used for fuel rods, but it could also be a step towards producing a nuclear weapon. the israeli prime minister is alarmed. while u.s. president barack obama continues to push for sanctions and talks, netanyahu has threatened a
KCSMMHZ
Feb 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
elected late last year. many have appreciated the government's bold energy policy and the spending it's carrying out in order to revive the japanese economy. but german chancellor has expressed concern over a currency manipulation, specifically mentioning japan. >>> japanese business leaders are scanning the map of asia in search of new opportunities. the phillipines is attracting their attention. the country has one of the highest growth rates in southeast asia, and its labor costs remain low compared to china. but another key factor is pushing businesses to set up shop there. nhk world's kathleen kosha reports. >> reporter: the people in the phillipines used to enjoy robust growth. the rise in middle class is boosting consumption. this day has attracted some of the world's best known brands. they opened their own store last year in manila. >> translator: we're hoping to operate about 50 stores in the phillipines within three years. >> other japanese manufacturers have chosen the phillipines to replicate some of their factories. this industrial complex is located south of manila.
CSPAN
Feb 19, 2013 7:00am EST
way of innovation. host: let's listen to what the president had to say about green energy. [video clip] >> other countries dominated the clean energy market four years ago and we have begun to change that. wind energy and it almost half of all capacity so let's generate even more. let's drag down costs even further. the natural-gas boom has led to clean air power and greater energy independence. we need to encourage that. we will speed up new oil and gas permits. that has to be part of the plan. we want to encourage the technology to burn natural gas even cleaner and to protect our air and our water. i propose we use some of our revenues to fund a trust that will drive new technology to shift our cars and trucks off oil for good. if a coalition can get behind this idea, so can we. host: chris edwards, your take? guest: i see the president trying to plan everything from washington and it doesn't work. there has been boondoggle after boondoggle with renewable energy and nuclear power and other subsidies have not worked. private markets undercut what the government tries to do. cylinder w
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 7:00am EST
talk with representatives marsha blackburn, republican of tennessee, and vice chair of the energy and commerce committee. then chris murphy, a democrat of connecticut. we will be right back. ♪ >> i think the women themselves in many cases were interested in politics, but had no vehicle to express that in their own lives, so they were attracted to men who were going to become a politically active or were already politically active. >> each of them, i find, intriguing. probably half of them, in particular, especially because they are so obscure historical. half of these women probably would be almost totally unrecognizable to most men and women on the street. >> this president's day, c-span premiere's its new series "first lady's couple -- "first ladies." we explore the lives of the women who serve as a first ladies from martha washington to michelle obama. season one begins monday night at 9:00 eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio, and c- span.org. what the program earlier live at 2:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> saturday, booktv is in savannah, ga., for live coverage of the sa
CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 7:00am EST
proposals, all for clean energy and comprehensive immigration, i am for gun legislation. i am for all of them. i am center-left, that is progressive. i think the country is definitely going progressive. i do not understand where the republicans want to obstruct and go with their small mindedness and small government proposals that they think that they can push through on the american people that i do not think are very popular. host: we have a different opinion from twitter. host: david wright's in on twitter and says -- host: dan is up next in california, republican. caller: hello. i would like to reiterate what was just said. i am a retired federal employees. executive orders used to come few and far between. this president is misusing them to an extreme degree. as the lady put it a little bit ago, executive orders are not meant for executive fiat of anything the president dreams. he is going to ruin the balance of power in this country if he keeps it up. i think he should be impeached for what he has done. host: what you think of the callers who have spoken up and said that congres
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2013 7:00am EST
where businesses will partner with the department of defense and energy to turn regions left behind by globalization into global centers of high-tech jobs. i asked this congress to help create a network of 15 of these hubs and guarantee the next revolution in manufacturing is made right here in america. we can get that done. host: president obama in his speech last night. we are posting your comments on facebook. if you want to post,, go to el facebook -- if you want to post your comments, go to facebook. tim ryan represents the youngstown area, a former manufacturing hub in that state and one that has been hit hard by recession. dakota, salem, oregon, republican. caller: good morning. as a college student very interested in economics, because that is what is helping me to fund my education, i like the policy initiatives that the president laid out in his speech, but that only goes so far. i think the president should do so much more in not doing just lip service. he can talk the talk, but he has to be willing to sit down with the legislators to actually do that. he needs to sit wit
CSPAN
Feb 12, 2013 7:00am EST
the economic context. energy. infrastructure, which is new roads and bridges and things like that. manufacturing. and education and making colleges more affordable. and how we to make our economy grows stronger and promotes and grow the middle class. host: is the headline in the financial times -- how much of this will echo what we heard at the inaugural address? guest: i think it will be a little different from that. there were many comments after the inaugural address. it was very aggressive. he talked about gave rights, equal pay for women, voting rights. i think you'll see some of that, but my sense is you will see all of those pins that can come into an economic context. while he might talk about immigration, what we need to do as a country as that, it will be in the vein of how do we help the economy? host: jonathan strong? guest: i was at a retreat that the house democrats held last week in virginia. the president gave a speech to them in a preview of what he was going to say. ito quite an aggressive tone in terms of the standoff with republicans over the sequestration cuts
FOX News
Feb 16, 2013 11:00am PST
or production which he wants to use to fund some of his renewable energy priorities. why? what's his thinking there, if it couldn't pass two years ago. >> two things are going on on the cap and trade programs, he knows it can't pass congress, it's not going to pass congress, and this is his excuse that he's putting out there to do what is now becoming much more common in the obama administration and executive power. what he said was a challenge, either pass this bill or i'm going to do this unilaterally through regulatory action. he knows that's what he's going to do anyway, this is his excuse. on the tax part, oil and gas, a new way for him to continue funding his green energy projects. we've got a big natural gas and oil boom and i think the administration made the decision rather than necessarily fight that, because it's a big job creator, you try to siphon some of the money off it and use it for your own ambitions like war, solyndra, more wind and solar powers. >> paul: and this could be a play for the second term, minimum wage, republicans are saying $9 from 7.25, they like it,
CSPAN
Feb 16, 2013 7:00am EST
would be retrofitted in schools to make them more energy efficient, upgrading technology, upgrading the building. host: this is don from florida on the democrats' line. caller: good morning. i am don. i was born and raised in milwaukee, wisconsin, and born in 1928. i would like to address a question to your guest today about the principal problem, at both the preschool, high- school, and college level. if we understand our founding fathers, they established that education was a very important principle. as a result, the educational system established in the united states was funded at the local level through property funding t into institutions of higher learning to help subsidize and train the people who graduated from high school. host: my question is, does the speaker, who is a record -- who is a writer for an editorial magazine, believed that the source of funding that is coming to the federal government by the very nature of it, which is moved to washington through the income tax code, and then be redistributed out of washington to preschools and i schools -- there are not fund
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